Bernice J. Wright, 88, died Dec. 7, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. She was born Jan. 26, 1931.
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Edward Young, 62, died Dec. 4, 2019 at Greenbough Nursing Home. He was born April 5, 1957.
Sallie Beatrice Frye, 76, of Merigold died Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at Bolivar County Medical Center in Cleveland.
A family viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
Charles E. Taylor, 52, of Lyon died Dec. 3, 2019 at Methodist South in Memphis. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 13, 2019 at Hornburger Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019 at Great View Baptist Church in Quitman County with Pastor Andre Ramsey presiding. Burial follows at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Lyon.
Frank Michael “Mike” Sims, 67, of Bainbridge, Ga., passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.
Ida Mae Hayes, 82, of Greenwood died Nov. 27, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale. She was born Aug. 10, 1937.
William Glenn Willard, Jr., 72, died on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at Peter's Reef, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, while scuba diving with his family. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. with the funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Clarksdale.
Robert Waller, 77, of Clarksdale, passed away on November 26, 2109, at Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland. Visitation was 1 to 2 p.m. Nov. 30, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Service following immediately after with Brother James Kellum officiating. A burial followed at 3 p.m.
Elizabeth Virginia Liberty, 91, of Jonestown died Nov. 22, 2019 at Alliance Speciality Hospital in Greenville. She was born Aug. 12, 1928. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Jonestown with the Rev. Emanuel Lackey presiding. Burial is at St. James Cemetery in Jonestown.
The town of Friars Point lifted the precautionary "boil-water alert" for customers who get their drinking water from their water system in Coahoma County.
Tests performed by the Mississippi Department of Health Public Health Laboratory indiciate the water is now safe to drink.